Real Estate

May 24, 2022

Why The Boise Housing Market Is Not a Bubble Ready To Pop

Why This Housing Market Is Not a Bubble Ready To Pop | MyKCM

Homeownership has become a major element in achieving the American Dream. A recent report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) finds that over 86% of buyers agree homeownership is still the American Dream.

Prior to the 1950s, less than half of the country owned their own home. However, after ...

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May 17, 2022

Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today’s Housing Market?

Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today’s Housing Market? | MyKCM

If you’re planning to buy a home in Boise this season, you’re probably thinking about what you’ll need to do to get your offer accepted. In previous years, it was common for buyers to try and determine how much less than the asking price they could offer to still get ...

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April 19, 2022

Key To Building Wealth Is Homeownership



The link between financial security and homeownership is especially important today as inflation rises.  But many people may not realize just how much owning a home in Boise contributes to your overall net worth. As Leslie Rouda Smith, President of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), says ...

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April 5, 2022

Owning Is More Affordable than Renting



If you were thinking about buying a home this year in Boise, but already pressed pause on your plans due to rising home prices and increasing mortgage rates, there’s something you should consider. According to the latest report from ATTOM Data, owning a home is more affordable than renting in ...

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March 22, 2022

How To Navigate a Market Where Multiple Offers Is the New Normal

 

How To Navigate a Market Where Multiple Offers Is the New Normal | MyKCM



If you’re thinking of buying a home today in Boise, you already know that the number of homes available for sale is low. But what does that really mean for you? As a buyer, low housing supply coupled with high buyer demand means you should be prepared to ...

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March 1, 2022

Why Selling Your House with a Real Estate Professional Is Essential

 



Selling your house is no simple task. And when you sell on your own – known as a FSBO (or For Sale by Owner) – you’re responsible for handling some of the more difficult aspects of the process without the expert guidance you need.

The 2021 Profile of Home ...

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Feb. 22, 2022

How Much Do You Need for Your Down Payment?

 


As you set out on your home buying journey, you likely have a plan in place, and you’re working on saving for your purchase. But do you know how much you actually need for your down payment?

If you think you have to put 20% down, you may have ...

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Feb. 15, 2022

Inflation Shouldn’t Stop You from Buying a Home in 2022

Why Inflation Shouldn’t Stop You from Buying a Home in 2022


If you’re following along with the news today, you’re probably hearing a lot about record-breaking home prices, rising consumer costs, supply chain constraints, and more. In Boise, if you’re thinking about purchasing a home this year, all of these ...

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Feb. 8, 2022

What’s Going To Happen with Boise Home Prices This Year?

What’s Going To Happen with Boise Home Prices This Year?



After almost two years of double-digit increases in Idaho, many experts thought home price appreciation would decelerate or happen at a slower pace in the last quarter of 2021. However, the latest Home Price Insights Report from CoreLogic indicates while ...

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Jan. 25, 2022

New Construction Versus Existing Homes

Struggling To Find a Home To Buy? New Construction May Be an Option.

Struggling To Find a Home To Buy? New Construction May Be an Option. | MyKCM

There’s no question that the financial benefits of selling a house are outstanding today. Now is truly a great time to list if you’re ready to make a change. But if you do sell your house right ...

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